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14 Things You Need To Know About Drinking Hand Sanitizer

So, kids are drinking hand sanitizer to get drunk. Here's everything you need to know about this hot new trend.

1. A bottle of hand sanitizer contains the equivalent of five hard liquor shots.

2. Teenagers mix it with Listerine.

3. Other teens use salt to separate the alcohol from the sanitizer, making a potent drink similar to a shot of hard liquor.

4. You'll get drunk REALLY fast.

5. Drinking hand sanitizer was originally a trend in prisons in New Zealand.

6. Getting drunk off of hand sanizter is most popular in Alaska, Missouri, and California.

7. Drinking hand sanitizer can cause diarrhea, blindness, memory loss and damage to your internal organs.

8. A man in Australia once drank 6 bottles of hand sanitizer and survived.

9. There are a bunch of videos on YouTube of kids drinking it.

10. You might kill someone if you drink it.

11. Seriously, you'll kill someone.

12. The Albuquerque Police Department is currently asking stores not to sell mouthwash and hand sanitizer to someone who appears to be drunk.

13. If parents buy hand sanitizer, they should purchase the foam version rather than the gel type because it is harder to extract the alcohol and teenagers may be less likely to drink it.

14. Experts are also saying parents shouldn't leave hand sanitizer around the house.